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Forum: Headdress 22-02-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By Mike H
Two great caps. Is the KDG badge fitted to the...

Two great caps.
Is the KDG badge fitted to the cap or just through the cap band ?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-02-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 916
Posted By Mike H
I cant give you an exact date for the change ....

I cant give you an exact date for the change . But the LRB had the new pattern crossbelt plate with WW1 honours by 1923. So the cap badge would almost certainly have been produced before the...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 21-02-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By Mike H
Totally different colours ,although the actual...

Totally different colours ,although the actual pattern is similar.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-02-21, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By Mike H
I have an image of a Bakery section in a.book...

I have an image of a Bakery section in a.book from the 70s or 80s. They were part of the RAOC then I believe.
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 11-02-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,461
Posted By Mike H
I'm glad I'm not on selection at the moment. It...

I'm glad I'm not on selection at the moment. It was -19 in the Brecon Beacons last night.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 11-02-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By Mike H
The extra crown will be his rank. Probaly a WO2...

The extra crown will be his rank. Probaly a WO2 rather than Staff Sgt by.the size.
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 11-02-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By Mike H
Nothing wrong with a large 'Of' or the small...

Nothing wrong with a large 'Of' or the small 'of'. Just a question of age,if I recall correctly the Smith & Wright version had a small Of. This would have been an early anodised version.
Most of the...
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 10-02-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By Mike H
Theyre airframe technician wings. Also found in...

Theyre airframe technician wings. Also found in gold anodised ( very rare ) and in bullion. Worn by REME air techs ,usually attached to Army Air Corps units.
Forum: General Topics. 08-02-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 73
Posted By Mike H
12th London The Rangers badge backing

Does anybody know which is the correct shaped backing for the above badge ?
Did the final pattern Officers badge have a backing to it also ?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 06-02-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Mike H
17 Para eventually becomes part of 4 Para. I'm...

17 Para eventually becomes part of 4 Para. I'm not sure what colour lanyard they wore.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 06-02-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Mike H
My take is that the assay office only will only...

My take is that the assay office only will only say if the item is actually silver nothing to do its authenticity. So you could present them with a silver item that you've made in your garage. As...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-02-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By Mike H
Luke ,maybe Bess could help us with the variation...

Luke ,maybe Bess could help us with the variation of makers. I know he collects to different makers. I certainly recall coming across a Dowler Birmingham slider version.
I never managed to see the...
Forum: General Topics. 05-02-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By Mike H
I wonder if they replaced the Army Depot Police ?...

I wonder if they replaced the Army Depot Police ? It's the same badge with different wording
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 05-02-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Mike H
It's our mate from International Militaria ...

It's our mate from International Militaria again.
Nice to see hes that knowledgeable about his badges he uses a 6th GR badge without the 6 as his RGR "silver" badge.
If the hallmarks are "genuine"...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 05-02-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By Mike H
I think that the badge.could well be for the side...

I think that the badge.could well be for the side cap.
Some time ago ,I went hunting through the IWM archive. There was a mention of a lugged badge to the RGH for use in the side hat. It supposedly...
Forum: General Topics. 05-02-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By Mike H
The KRRC had various badges with the crown...

The KRRC had various badges with the crown removed to wear in the Busby below the boss.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 02-02-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By Mike H
I'm looking for the bronze QC version.

I'm looking for the bronze QC version.
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 01-02-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By Mike H
RG Lawrie 110 Buchanan St Glasgow,made...

RG Lawrie 110 Buchanan St Glasgow,made kilts,bagpipes and bugles. As well as crown green bowls. The company that took them over are apparently still at the same address.
RG Lawrie was initially...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-02-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By Mike H
Is the cord boss badge gilt or bronze Neil ? If...

Is the cord boss badge gilt or bronze Neil ? If its bronze it's on the wrong coloured boss.
Gilt goes on a red boss
Bronze goes on a khaki boss with a red backing behind the badge .
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-02-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By Mike H
Apologies Neil,I really should read the picture...

Apologies Neil,I really should read the picture heading properly.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 01-02-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By Mike H
It looks to me to be JRGaunt London Late...

It looks to me to be

JRGaunt London Late Jennens


The DofE collar is it my eyes or are the lugs long ? Could it be a cap badge rather than a collar ?
Forum: General Topics. 30-01-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Mike H
Trading standards. The same people that...

Trading standards. The same people that prosecuted Badgeman.

The assay office in Birmingham said that a year mark isnt a mandatory requirement.
Forum: General Topics. 29-01-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Mike H
Hes been reported. All the silver badges are...

Hes been reported.
All the silver badges are fakes.
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 29-01-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Mike H
The RLC has had a number of different cap badges...

The RLC has had a number of different cap badges since its formation. Yours is fine,except the slider has been clipped.

Not sure on the RSDG,I'm sure one of the Cavalry experts will offer an...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 29-01-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,124
Posted By Mike H
Excellent news Sean. I wonder where they will...

Excellent news Sean.
I wonder where they will resurface for sale next ?
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